IUTAM Symposium on Cellular, Molecular and Tissue Mechanics: Proceedings of the IUTAM symposium held at Woods Hole, Mass., USA, June 18-21, 2008

IUTAM Symposium on Cellular, Molecular and Tissue Mechanics: Proceedings of the IUTAM symposium held at Woods Hole, Mass., USA, June 18-21, 2008


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400731134
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 02/25/2012
Series: IUTAM Bookseries , #16
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 285
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Tissue mechanics: Experimental and computational investigation of viscoelasticity of native and engineered ligament and tendon, by J. Ma, H. Narayanan, K. Garikipati, K. Grosh and E. M. Armda;
A comparison of a nonlinear and quasilinear viscoelastic anisotropic model for fibrous tissues, by T. D. Nguyen;
Hysteretic behavior of ligaments and tendons: microstructural analysis of damage, softening and non-recoverable strain, by P. Ciarletta and M. Ben Amar;
On measuring stress distributions in epithelia, by V. D. Varner and L. A. Taber;
A viscoelastic anisotropic model for soft collagenous tissues based on distributed fiber-matrix units, by A. E. Ehret, M. Itskov and G. Weinhold; Part II Cell-substrate interactions: Chemical and mechanical micro-diversity of the extracellular matrix, by T. Volberg, J. Ulmer, J. Spatz and B. Geiger;
Tissue-to-cellular deformation coupling in cell-microintegrated elastomeric scaffolds, by J. A. Stella, J. Liao, Y. Hong, W. D. Merryman, W. R. Wagner and M. S.Sacks;
Orientational polarizability and stress response of biological cells, by S. A. Safran, R. De and A. Zemel;
Universal temporal response of fibroblasts adhering on cyclically stretched substrates, by S. Jungbauer, B. Aragiies, J. P. Spatz and R. Kernkemer; Part III Mechanics of DNA: Elastic and electrostatic model for DNA in rotation-extension experiments, by S. Neukirch, N. Clauvelin and B. Audoly;
Shape and energetics of DNA plectonemes, by P. K. Purohit; Part IV Mechanics of biopolymer networks: Constitutive models for the force-extension behavior of biological filaments, by J. S. Palmer, C. E. Castro, M. Arslan and M. C. Boyce;
Small strain topological effetcs of biopolymer networks with rigid cross-links, by G. Zagar, P. R. Onck and E. Van der Giessen; Part V Cell adhesion: An observation on Bell's model for molecular bond separation under force, by L. B. Freund;
A theoretical study of the thermodynamicsand kinetics of focal adhesion dynamics, by J. E. Olberding, M. D. Thouless, E. M. Armda and K. Garikipati;
Tension-induced growth of focal adhesions at cell-substrate interface, by J. Qian, J. Wang and H. Gao;
Pattern formation and force generation by cell ensembles in a filamentous matrix, by R. Paul and U. S. Schwarz;
Mechano-chemical coupling in shell adhesion, by R. M. Springman and J. L. Bassani;
Catch-to-slip bond transition in biological bonds by entropic and energetic elasticity, by Y. Wei; Part VI Growth: Dilation and hypertrophy: A cell-based continuum mechanics approach towards ventricular growth and remodeling, by J. Ulerich, S. Goktepe and E. Kuhl;
A morpho-elastic model of hyphal tip growth in filamentous organisms, by A. Goriely, M. Tabor and A. Tongen;
Extracellular control of limb regeneration, by S. Calve and H-G. Simon; Part VII Poroelasticity of bone: Bone composite mechanics related to collagen hydration state, by M. L. Oyen and M. Galli

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